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2 arrested during raids into deadly Halloween party shooting

Nov. 22, 2019 4:23 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal agents have arrested two people during raids conducted as part of their investigation into a shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area Halloween party that killed five people. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said details of Thursday’s arrests will be...

Northeastern Indiana officer shoots suspect during struggle

Nov. 22, 2019 4:22 PM EST

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northeastern Indiana police officer struggling with a domestic violence suspect shot and wounded the man after he pulled a handgun from his waistband. Indiana State Police say the shooting occurred about 8 a.m. Friday at a home in Kendallville, about 25 miles (40...

Records: Wife of man found in freezer feared doctors

Nov. 22, 2019 4:21 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer denied him medical care as he battled terminal illness and blocked police and social workers from entering the home, fearing a doctor would take his brain for research, according to records obtained by The...

Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts

Nov. 22, 2019 4:20 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport has been arrested. Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport, authorities said. Investigators with Alaska State Troopers searched a...

Coroner IDs teen killed by police in Henderson robbery call

Nov. 22, 2019 4:19 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Henderson police responding to an armed robbery that left a wounded employee locked in a fast-food restaurant freezer. The Clark County coroner said Friday that Kenneth Simeus Jr. died at a hospital following the...

Teen indicted in May slaying of Biloxi police officer

Nov. 22, 2019 4:19 PM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A teenager has been indicted on a capital murder charge in the May shooting of Biloxi police officer Robert McKeithen. Darian (DEHR-uhn) Tawan Atkinson has been jailed without bail since his arrest after McKeithen was shot to death in the parking lot of the Biloxi police station. News...

Leading white Democrats court black votes; some find trouble

Nov. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters disrupting Elizabeth Warren to the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 22, 2019 4:15 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: The Department of Defense canceled Fox News from Armed Forces Radio...

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

Nov. 22, 2019 4:14 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30-to-60-year term imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children. Judge Maureen Skerda gave Sandusky what prosecutors and...

New charges for man accused in Colorado synagogue bomb plot

Nov. 22, 2019 4:11 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — An alleged white supremacist accused of plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue is facing two new charges. A grand jury indictment announced Friday charges 27-year-old Richard Holzer with attempted arson and using fire or an explosive device to commit a felony against Temple Emanuel in...